Help With This Plant - What Is It and What Should I Do With It?

bluemoon1234July 19, 2014

Is this an aloe plant or a cactus? What should I do with it since it is leaning so far and getting unsteady? Thanks for advice!

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plantlover80(5a-WI)

Tiger aloe?

http://www.worldofsucculents.com/aloe-variegata-tiger-aloe-partridge-breast-aloe/

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 12:37PM
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DavidL.ca

Yup it's an aloe variegata. I love this kind of aloe and would love to get one myself. It seems to be etiolated a bit. Do you grow it indoor? If you grow it beside a window it's recommended to turn it every other day so it's receiving sun evenly. If it is not very steady in that pot you might want to consider transplanting it into a slightly bigger pot and put some pebbles at the bottom of the pot, also some top dressing, to make the whole pot heavier.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 12:41AM
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rina_

It looks like it was growing toward light/sun for a while, then turned opposite direction.
I think you should use some large rocks to support it.
I had few smaller ones, when I replanted it, keeping it more steady (doesn't need them any more, just left them there).
Rina

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 9:04PM
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